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Thursday, 13 October 2011 12:20

This Happened to Me!

Engine Stumbles on Takeoff!

In my many years of flying I always like to think I’m prepared for a pilots worst nightmare, engine failure on take-off. Until it happens to you, one never knows just how prepared you really are! In this particular case, the engine came back and the pilot made a successful landing, but that momentary sputter really got his heart beating. The real question was, why did the engine stumble, then come back to life?

Published in Rotax Blog